Category Archives: Business

  1. New York Enacts New Notice Requirement for Health-Care Transactions

    A new law requiring health care entities to provide notice of certain health care transactions goes into effect next week.  As of August 1, 2023, Article 45-A of the Public Health Law shall be binding in New York State. Entitled “Disclosure of Material Transactions,” it requires that certain health care entities provide the New York…

  2. Int. No. 209-A: NYC’s New Law Banning Weight and Height Discrimination

    Last month, the New York City legislature enacted Int. No. 209-A.  The new local law specifically addresses rising social justice concerns about sizeism by prohibiting discrimination based on a person’s height or weight in employment, housing, and public accommodations. According to the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA), a social justice organization working to…

  3. Firm Achievements: Campanella Law Office Principal Gina Campanella Recognized as a 2023 NJBIZ Leaders in Law Honoree

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Gina L. Campanella, founder and principal of the firm, was recently recognized as a 2023 NJBIZ Leader in Law. Following a nomination period, NJBIZ chooses honorees who demonstrate an overall dedication to their practice and community.  To do so, a panel of independent…

  4. Firm Achievements: Campanella Law Office Principal Gina Campanella Named to 2023 Super Lawyers List

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Gina L. Campanella, founder and principal of the firm, has been named a 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyer.  Having already received recognition as a New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Star six times, this is the second year Ms. Campanella has been included…

  5. Assembly Bill No.573: New Law Targets Costly Construction Inspection Delays

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Earlier this year, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 573 (A573) into law.  The purpose of the new law (P.L.2022, c.139) is to streamline the construction permitting process by ensuring inspections occur within a reasonable time from the requested date.  Supporters of the legislation have expressed the hope that a…

  6. Murphy Ends Delay to Revised Mass Layoff Legislation: Changes to New Jersey’s Mini-Warn Act Take Effect in April 2023

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On January 10, 2023, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 4768, ending the lengthy pandemic-induced delay of enforcing revisions to the New Jersey Millville-Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act” (Mini-Warn Act).   Effective April 10, 2023, the revised mass layoff legislation (P.L. 2019 c. 423) will alter the severance requirements…

  7. New Jersey Amends Child Labor Laws: What all Employers Should Know About Changes to Teen Employment Requirements This Summer

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On July 5, 2022, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 4222 into law (P.L.2022, c.63).   Hoping to help struggling businesses with anticipated labor shortages this summer, the legislation amends New Jersey’s current child labor laws in two important ways.  It allows New Jersey teens to work longer hours and simplifies…

  8. Speak Out Act: Victims of Workplace Harassment and Abuse May Now Tell Their Tale

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD With the recent enactment of the Speak Out Act, (Pub.L. 117-224) all employers should be aware that the use of nondisclosure or nondisparagement agreements (NDAs) to silence the victims of workplace sexual harassment and sexual assault has been limited. Drafted to combat inappropriate conduct in the workplace, the Speak Out…

  9. New Breastfeeding Legislation: New York Gives Nursing Employees a Room of Their Own

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On December 9, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul signed new legislation expanding accommodations provided to private sector employees for expressing breastmilk in the workplace.  Supporting the rights of all New Yorkers to have a safe, hygienic, and convenient place to nurse, Senate Bill S4844B aligns the accommodations that private businesses must provide…

  10. Gina L. Campanella, Esq. Receives 2023 AVVO Clients’ Choice Award

    Campanella Law Office is proud to announce that Avvo has, once again, awarded our principal attorney, Gina L. Campanella, the prestigious Clients’ Choice Award for providing outstanding legal service.  This is the eighth year in a row that Ms. Campanella has received this honor. Founded to help people find good lawyers, Avvo provides consumers detailed information…